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New Trends in Humanitarian Assistance – The Private Turn in Humanitarian Aid
To bridge funding gaps in humanitarian assistance, states will need to re-examine their roles, relative to the private sector. Humanitarian technologies offer a potential high-volume, low-profit margin sector which can be ...
The 2017 Marawi Attacks: Implications for Regional Security
The attacks in Marawi are unprecedented in the length of time terrorists have laid siege on an urban area in the region. Marawi City in Mindanao, southern Philippines has been a warzone. The situation would have been far ...
World Agricultural Forum 2017 - Food Security and The “Terrorist Within Us”
During the recent World Agricultural Forum (WAF) 2017 Conference, jointly organised with RSIS in Singapore, the role of cross border trade on food security was examined. Another related but under-discussed topic, is food safety.
The Rise of Trump and Its Global Implications - America At War With Itself
The running war of words between the White House and the mainstream media is bad news for the fight against fake new. It will lead to an even more divided America and will have consequences for the rest of the world.
Indonesian Presidential Election 2019 – Prabowo Subianto : Reluctant Yet Strong Contender
Prabowo Subianto enters the 2019 Indonesian presidential election with less elite support and financial resources compared to incumbent president Joko Widodo. However, he has gained strong backing at the grassroots level ...
The South China Sea Precedent : Rising Instability Amidst Revisionist Tendencies
Declining US leadership and a weakening rules-based order are interdependent with Beijing’s rising revisionism and assertiveness. How this has played out in the South China Sea is a dangerous precedent for other military ...
Ketamine Antidepressant : Breakthrough or Potential Hazard?
Millions of people worldwide suffer from depression. Ketamine has emerged in the West as a promising antidepressant. Its use in depression therapy raises important safety and security questions.
4G SAF: Creating New Advantages
Historically, the key dilemma facing Singaporean defence planners has been the question how to build a force and doctrine capable of dealing simultaneously with current security threats, while anticipating future challenges ...
Pyeongchang Winter Olympics – What’s Behind the Korean Unification Flag?
The Korean unification flag, in its first version, consists of a blue and undivided Korean peninsula as well as Jeju island to its south. There is a lot more to this flag than meets the eye.
Youth and Women Radicalisation in Singapore: Case of Syaikhah Izzah
Syaikhah Izzah Zahrah Al Ansari is believed to be the first Singaporean woman to be detained for radicalisation. It marks a troubling shift in how young people including females have been co-opted in extremist propaganda ...